S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
Cal. No. 28
2009-2010 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 26, 2009
Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, DIAZ, DILAN, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMP-
SON, HUNTLEY, C. JOHNSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, ONORATO, OPPENHEIMER,
PARKER, SAMPSON, SAVINO, SCHNEIDERMAN, SERRANO, SQUADRON,
STEWART-COUSINS, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
-- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
tee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the
Committee on Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule
6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
and second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered
reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to
requiring a reduction in sulfur for all heating oil used in the state
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 19-0325 to read as follows:
S 19-0325. SULFUR REDUCTION REQUIREMENTS.
(1) ON OR AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, ALL NUMBER TWO HEAT-
ING OIL SOLD FOR USE IN RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, OR INDUSTRIAL HEATING
WITHIN THE STATE SHALL NOT HAVE A SULFUR CONTENT GREATER THAN FIFTEEN
PARTS PER MILLION.
(2) THE GOVERNOR MAY, BY ISSUING AN EXECUTIVE ORDER, TEMPORARILY
SUSPEND THE APPLICABILITY OF THIS SECTION AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE
GOVERNOR'S DETERMINATION, AFTER CONSULTING WITH THE NEW YORK ENERGY
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, THAT MEETING THE REQUIREMENT OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION IS NOT FEASIBLE DUE TO LACK OF ADEQUATE
SUPPLY OF THE REQUIRED FUEL.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.